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Physicist Warns of Need for Regulated Wind Turbine Rotation

1 Apr , 2021  

Brian McCowan, 4/1/21. Famed Scottish Physicist Amadan Burraidh is warning that the growth of wind energy could be disastrous if the direction of blade rotation is not regulated. He states that 96% of the large wind turbines in the northern hemisphere turn counterclockwise. Zondits has confirmed the accuracy of this data through government and industry […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Markets & Business, Markets & Trends, Renewables

Renewable Energy Fast Facts for the United States in 2019

3 Nov , 2020  

eia.gov, 11/3/2020. In 2019, consumption of renewable energy in the United States grew for the fourth year in a row, reaching a record 11.5 quadrillion British thermal units (Btu), or 11% of total U.S. energy consumption. The U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) new U.S. renewable energy consumption by source and sector chart published in the Monthly Energy Review shows […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Energy Storage

MIT Researchers Found a Cheap Way to Use Old Molten Salt Batteries Technology to Store Energy

23 Feb , 2018  

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MIT discovery resurrects potential of molten salt batteries for grid level power storage New Atlas, January 22nd, 2018 One of the primary problems with renewable energy, particularly wind and solar, is that power gets generated when the wind or sun is available, rather than when it’s most needed. This problem would more or less disappear if […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Renewables

Another One Bites the Dust – Connecticut Chooses Renewables over Pipelines

3 Nov , 2016  

Ryan Pollin, ERS, for Zondits The Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection has canceled its procurement of natural gas pipeline resources. As a result, Spectra Energy’s Access Northeast project, spanning parts of Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire, is now virtually guaranteed not to proceed. Earlier this year, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Connectivity

Massive Grid Changes Needed to Solve VRE Problems

2 Sep , 2015  


Amber Plante for Zondits, September 2, 2015. Image credit: Argonne National Laboratory Variable renewable energy (VRE) is running into skeptics in the U.S. who state that by its very nature it is not compatible with the current electrical grid. While standard electrical generation and some forms of hydroelectricity, biomass, and geothermal power can offer a steady […]

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